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after i visited the base with the u.s. defense secretary, leon panetta, and it's a sad reminder of how safe this country remains after 11 years of war. i'll ask the defense secretary about what's next here, as american troops prepare to leave afghanistan and about the fight for al qaeda. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm erin burnett live in kabul, afghanistan, tonight for a special edition of "outfront," as we focus on the future of afghanistan. i want to welcome our viewers in the united states tonight, as well as around the world. thanks for joining us. tonight, violence rocks afghanistan. a sobering reminder of how america's longest war is still not won. we still do not have a secure afghanistan. today, just hours after i wrapped up an interview with the secretary of defense, leon panetta, in kandahar at an american base, there was a brazen attack just outside that base. a suicide bomber struck, the taliban had taken responsibility, an american service member has been killed, two afghan civilians were killed. three americans and 18 afghans were wounded in this attack today
and afghanistan, it has been steep, more than 2,000 americans dead and more than 18,000 wounded. 642 billion u.s. dollars spent. and an untold number of afghan civilians killed. at least 12,000 in the last five years. with that sacrifice, came some progress. the taliban was removed from power and -- >> i can report to the american people and to the world, that united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the later of al qaeda. >> as combat troops prepare it come home in 2014, the taliban is resurging. just this week, a member of the navy's elite s.e.a.l. team 6, the same group who died trying to save a doctor abducted by the taliban. afghan troops aren't ready to fight them. deversion rates are high and the unite he nation reports policemen are joining the t taliban. extremist in the afghan security forces have killed 33 americans this year. and afghan civilians fear the future. >> translator: i don't a hundred percent believe there are national armies capable. everyday we hear our soldiers are killed in the insecure provinces. >> 11 years, 6 months and 2 days. when will
rather childish about the fiscal cliff, this is not child's play. 33 days left. and the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, facing new scrutiny today from democrats. this time about her personal investments. and the number of drones has surged. the newest versions, though, pretty incredible. they look like a cheetah and a fish. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, hey, washington stop playing battleship. yes. battleship. we went out and bought it because we wanted to remind you, the kids game where the goal is, i'll read it, can you sink your opponent's fleet before your opponent sinks yours? pretty perfect. this fiscal cliff though is not child's play. it's just 33 days away and today, president obama's visit to a toy factory in pennsylvania had everyone acting a bit childish. >> i've been keeping my own naughty and nice lists. >> we're not interesting in playing rope a dope. >> i wasn't going to have him building roller coasters all day long. >> sure, who doesn't want to be a kid again, but washington, you have real work to do. a
-runner for the job after the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice, withdrew her name from consideration last week. during the announcement the president indicated that kerry's senate career makes him more than capable for the job. >> in an extraordinarily distinguished senate career and as chairman of the foreign relations committee, john's played a central role in every major foreign policy debate for nearly 30 years. as we turn the page on a decade of war, he understands that we've got to harness all elements of american power and ensure that they're working together. >> secretary clinton wasn't present for the announcement. she's still recovering from a concussion. but in a statement she said that kerri is re is an excellent choice. north korean state media is reporting a u.s. citizen has been arrested in north korea for committing an unspecified crime. they say a tour guide entered north korea more than a month ago, was eventually detained after evidence was uncovered of some sort of crime. this comes ten days after a u.s. official said an american with a similar name was detained i
] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. >>> this is a community of 27,000 people. newtown, connecticut, it is quiet, it is spacious. there are halcyon areas where trees stretch between houses, and yet it's still a close town and people know each other and they needed something, anything, to try to come together after the horrors that they were forced to endure today. the fact that so many of their children wiin this community wi no longer be with them. they gathered at a catholic chur church, st. rose of lima. you were there for the vigil tonight. jason carroll, it was standing room only? >> beyond that. hundreds of people outside here, ashleigh, who couldn't get inside. they came out here, they wanted something, anything, leaning on each other and t
in stores across the country add emphasis to what is already a record sales year in the u.s. last year, the fbi conducted a record 16,450,000 background checks. this year, the total so far is over 16,800,000 and that doesn't include the month of december. future legislation could affect availability of certain semi-automatic weapons, features on the guns and the magazines that hold large numbers of rounds. without specifics, store president tom dietz says any gun owner could feel vulnerable. >> how it would be implemented, would the existing rifles that are in the marketplace be legal or would they go across the board and make everything that people have previously purchased illegal. >> reporter: the uncertainty bothers non-gun owners as well. brandon ward is a first time gun buyer, worried about protecting his family. why now? why today? so soon after the shootings? >> i'm worried the government is going to put so much regulations on being able to do this come future months that it's not going to be an option for me. >> reporter: industry analysts see this as a possible peak to the sa
granola thins. [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. >>> in the aftermath of the newtown tragedy, there's growing demand for tighting control on guns. an abc/washington post poll found a big shift, the number of people who say they strongly support stricter gun control laws went up by five points while the number who strongly oppose went down five points. as i recall after the shooting in aurora, colorado, they didn't see such a big shift. after some mass shootings, you do. this time, it's a bigger move. the question is will it gain more momentum, and will washington do anything about it? john has been looking at it. lawmakers from both sides of the party, even staunch members, staunchly backed by the nra are united in their g
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